The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) invite processors and food producers to join a free interactive webinar to learn how to become a certified USDA vendor.

AMS purchases over 300 different food products to distribute to millions of school children, families and others who qualify for the USDA’s nutrition assistance program. Tune in to this webinar to find out how your company can participate in these purchases to support agriculture!


Dennis Nuxoll

Companies with more than 100 employees will soon have to report pay data to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, following a recent court ruling reviving a delayed Obama-era reporting requirement. The pay disclosures were finalized by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the summer of 2016, but the Trump Administration’s Office of Management and Budget froze the expanded requirements in August 2017 to study the requirements and the burden it would place on employers.

Jason Resnick

Bryan Nickerson, Manager of the Trade Practices and Commodity Services Department at Western Growers, is among the recent graduates of the California Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP). After committing 17 months, Nickerson, as well as the other 22 graduates, have successfully completed the program making them the 48TH class.

Over the past 40 years, CALP has been making a difference in the ag industry. This program is a premier leadership development program that provides extensive seminars designed to equip leaders with new skills and strategic ideas.

Chardae Heim



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